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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 35: Transport and Monsters

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool fun with songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Transport, exploring and monsters with Simon, Veejay and Tamba.

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Our Planet

Animals, Eating and Growing Fruit and Vegetables

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

A look at the planet we live on. The eating habits of animals, plus growing fruit and vegetables.

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 3

Episode 35: Lion

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery series with Big Cook Ben and Little Cook Small. Lionel the lion comes into the cafe and the duo decide to make him a lion crumble. Lionel leaves medals for the chefs. Show more

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Rocket Boy and Toro

Episode 20: Treasure Planet

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Two England

High-speed, action-packed comedy space adventure. Rocket Boy and Toro receive a map to the legendary treasure of the Milky Way. Show more

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Watch My Chops

Radio Bernie

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of Corneil, the super-intelligent dog. Bernie sets up his own radio station, but is disheartened because he doesn't think anyone is listening. Show more

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Barney's Barrier Reef

Episode 20: Reef Games

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Barney Harwood and Gemma Hunt explore Australia's Barrier Reef and meet the sports stars of the sea. There are sprinters, jumpers and even gymnasts in this ocean arena. Show more

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Relive the madness of Dick and Dom in Da Bungalow. Featuring a world record attempt by Dick and Dom.

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Pinky Dinky Doo

Stinky Pinky Doo

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mixed-media animation for young children. Pinky tells Tyler the story of how she and Daffinee became best friends.

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LazyTown

LazyTown Extra

Episode 25: Ice Is Nice

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Spin-off in which the LazyTown characters try sports and activities. Ziggy joins friends to learn about ice-skating, and why penguins and polar bears can't ice-skate. Show more

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Big and Small

Series 1

Episode 5: A Piece of Cake

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of two unlikely best friends. When Big is building his latest invention, a Sunshine Catcher, he loses the doohickey that the machine needs to work. Show more

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Bob the Builder: Project Build It

Series 5

Episode 5: Muck's Mootastic Dairy

on BBC Two England

Animated adventures with Bob the Builder and all his friends. Bob is building a new dairy and Muck is entrusted with looking after the cows. Show more

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Harry and Toto

Episode 25: Sick and Well

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series helping young children learn about opposites. A new theme park has opened in Opposite Town, but Harry is too sick to go and Toto stays home to look after him. Show more

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Nina and the Neurons

Series 1

Episode 25: Colours

on BBC Two England

Fun science for pre-schoolers. Claire from Glasgow asks Nina to help her find out how many different colours there are. Painting a rainbow is a good way to start. Show more

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Me Too!

Series 2

Episode 25: Eyes and Teeth

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama series for four- to six-year-olds. Bobby and Raymond decide that Mickey John's teeth-cleaning campaign needs brightening up, so they decorate the buses. Show more

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Mister Maker

Series 1

Episode 5

on BBC Two England

Arts and crafts for preschool children. Mister Maker makes a picture out of shells, a pop-up card in less than a minute and a seriously spooky bouncy bat. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 74: Mr Pontipine's Moustache Flies Away

on BBC Two England

Available for years

In a magical forest, characters have adventures. The Pontipines are eating their dinner when Mr Pontipine's moustache flies off. Show more

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Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Literacy series for four- to six-year-olds using phonics. Pui tells us about Zelda's Zipper, while Will introduces the tale of Yollie the Yorkie who loves to eat Yorkshire pudding.

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Daily Politics

06/02/2009

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Anita Anand has the top political stories of the day. She looks at the Gaza debate, top of the political pops and Blair meeting Obama. Journalists share their views on BNP fortunes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Presenter:
Anita Anand
Participant:
Norman Tebbit
Participant:
Phil Woolas

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Working Lunch

06/02/2009

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

The latest business, consumer and workplace news from across the country. Viewers' questions on debt are answered. And discover how to get a pub meal for one pound.

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Coast

Shorts

Episode 56: Kayak Journey

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Neil Oliver catches up with Patrick Winterton, who carried out a 750-mile kayak trip unaided and all alone from Glasgow to the Outer Hebrides. Show more

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Meerkat Manor

Series 1

Episode 4: Revolution

Duration: 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 4 months

Documentary series about a family of meerkats. Survival takes centre stage following Youssarian's decision to move the family from the burrow. Show more

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Bowls: Welsh International Open

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Animal Park

BBC Two England

Animal Park

Series 8: 45 minute reversions

Episode 10

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ben Fogle and Kate Humble present the goings-on at Longleat Safari Park. Enough scaffolding has gone up on the great house to reach the summit of Everest three times over. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ben Fogle
Presenter:
Kate Humble
Producer:
Joff Wilson
Executive Producer:
Chris Powell
Executive Producer:
Annette Clarke

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Trash to Cash

Series 1

Episode 10: Hes

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series in which people raise money by clearing out the clutter. Adventure-hungry Sue Hes wants to try skydiving, but needs to clear out 30 years' worth of clutter first. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lorne Spicer
Participant:
Paul Hayes
Participant:
Mark Franks

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Murder, She Wrote

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Murder, She Wrote: The Classic Murder

BBC Two England

Murder, She Wrote

Series 9

Episode 8: The Classic Murder

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

Crime drama. When a millionaire disappears, a psychic claims that he is dead. Has Jessica Fletcher stumbled upon another murder mystery?

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Mrs Oates:
Louise Latham
George Foster:
John Rubinstein
Sally Wilson:
Jessica Tuck
Buck Wilson:
Wayne Tippit

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Flog It!

Series 6

Cheltenham

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Charles Ross and James Lewis are the experts rifling through the antiques and Paul Martin visits nearby Snowshill manor to learn more about the arts and crafts movement. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Charles Ross
Participant:
James Lewis
Executive Producer:
Tom Ware
Producer:
Pete Smith

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Ready Steady Cook

Series 20

Episode 14

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Last Choir Standing judge Suzi Digby faces Maestro mentor Jason Lai in the green and red kitchens. Ainsley Harriott conducts another cooking challenge with an Oriental twist. Show more

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Cash in the Celebrity Attic

Series 2

Episode 15: Bill Maynard

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Gloria Hunniford is joined by Heartbeat star Bill Maynard, who visits his daughter's farm in Leicestershire in search of items to auction for the Royal British Legion. Show more

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Eggheads

Series 9

Episode 149

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Jeremy Vine hosts a general knowledge quiz in which teams from all over the UK battle to beat the Eggheads. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Vine

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Extreme Dreams: The Ultimate Challenge

BBC Two Scotland

Extreme Dreams: the Ultimate Challenge

BBC Two England

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ben Fogle is on an adventure from the Equator to the Tropic of Capricorn. The team must battle tumbling boulders, freezing temperatures and fierce winds to climb Volcano Corona. Show more

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Once a Soldier

Series 1

Episode 2: New Boys

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Documentary series about the Chelsea Pensioners. Ninety-year old ex-Japanese PoW Wally Hilling and 76-year-old Bill Brierley leave family and friends to join the group. Show more

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Mastermind

2008/09

Episode 16

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

John Humphrys quizzes four more contenders. Topics are: the Peninsular War; Morrissey; the history of Chichester Cathedral and the Great Fire of London.

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Jon Kelly

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Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 11: Elephants Without Borders

Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Two England

Wildlife documentary. Researcher Mike Chase thinks he has a plan which could safeguard the future of Botswana's elephants. Show more

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Coast

Shorts

Episode 6: Wales: The Smalls

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Historian Neil Oliver is on the coast of South Wales and uncovers a real-life horror story on the Smalls Lighthouse.

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Sport Wales

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Around the World in 80 Faiths

BBC Two England

Around the World in 80 Faiths

Episode 6: The Indian Subcontinent

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Pete Owen Jones journeys to the south of India to examine the mystery of Indian religions, including the transmigration of the soul and karma. Show more

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Teethgrinder

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Rab C Nesbitt

BBC Two England

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 8

Episode 2: Commons

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy featuring Scotland's angry middle-aged man. When an arrogant MP is challenged to live on state benefits, he exchanges lifestyles with Rab.

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Gash Nesbitt:
Andrew Fairlie
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Norrie:
John Kazek
Tony Welthorpe:
Kevin McNally
Jenny Welthorpe:
Phyllis Logan
Chloe Welthorpe:
Ellie Bedford
Toby Welthorpe:
Dan Howells
Huggett:
Ron Donachie
Producer:
Colin Gilbert

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Round-table arts and culture discussion programme with Kirsty Wark.

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Bowls: Welsh International Open

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Rab C Nesbitt

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

The Culture Show Uncut

BBC Two England

The Culture Show Uncut

2008/2009

Episode 23

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

In a rare TV interview, pianist Alfred Brendel reveals a passion for the later films of Luis Bunuel, and Greg Dyke turns reporter to try to uncover the secret of HBO. Show more

Medium

Series 1

Episode 3: Night of the Wolf

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Supernatural crime drama. Allison's vision of a murderer and the description from a witness differ wildly, but Allison cannot see why a witness would lie. Show more

Contributors

Allison Dubois:
Patricia Arquette
Joe Dubois:
Jake Weber
Manuel Devalos:
Miguel Sandoval
Lee Scanlon:
David Cubitt
Ariel Dubois:
Sofia Vassilieva
Bridgette Dubois:
Maria Lark

Medium

Series 1

Episode 4: Coming Soon

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

Supernatural crime drama. Allison has a dream about a man kidnapping her daughter and then runs into the man from her dream at the District Attorney's office. Show more

Contributors

Allison Dubois:
Patricia Arquette
Joe Dubois:
Jake Weber
Manuel Devalos:
Miguel Sandoval
Ariel Dubois:
Sofia Vassilieva
Bridgette Dubois:
Maria Lark
Jared Swanstrom:
Reed Diamond
Older Sharona:
Rachel Kimsey

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Nero Wolfe Mysteries

The Next Witness

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama series about the genius detective and his assistant Archie Goodwin. Riled at a trial, Wolfe investigates, in contempt of court.

Contributors

Nero Wolfe:
Maury Chaykin
Archie Goodwin:
Timothy Hutton
Inspector Cramer:
Bill Smitrovich
Director:
James Tolkan

BBC Two England

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